Rosewood Packaging has boosted its management team with the appointment of Forbes Webster as group business development manager, and Marie Johnston as HR manager.

Mr Forbes, who has more than 25 years’ experience, will be responsible for setting up a new unit that will be a base for corrugated assembly, foam fabrication and the manufacture of core timber packaging. It will also be a distribution centre for assembled packs of packaging consumables.

He will focus on developing sales business with industrial packaging buyers across Scotland and the north of England.

Ms Johnston, based at the company’s Jarrow head office, has previously worked for Boots and De Vere Hotels.